Councils in England are “getting it wrong too often” when it comes to waste collection complaints, says the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, whose new report reveals a rocketing increase in upheld waste services complaints. Its new report – … Continue reading →
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Manchester’s recycling rate has increased from less than 32% in 2015/6 to a projected 40% for 2017/8 after issuing reduced capacity residual waste bins throughout the city. Manchester’s increase in recycling rates will have helped the city to avoid more … Continue reading →
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Veolia is set to roll out its national coffee cup “solution” to make cup recycling possible in offices across the UK after finding 52% of regular takeaway hot drink consumers, those that buy at least four or more drinks a … Continue reading →
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The Co-operative has partnered with specialist firm, Coveris, which has created a new product to make ready meal trays easier to recycle, it says. Supporting the Co-op’s recent announcement that it plans to have 80% of its own-brand packaging recyclable … Continue reading →
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The Real Junk Food Project (RJFP) couls face prosecution for selling out-of-date food destined for landfill, after West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTSS) said it found more than 400 items past their use-by date in its Leeds warehouse. According to reports … Continue reading →
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Food wasted by Americans could provide a 2,000 calorie diet to 84% of the country’s population, according to a study by a researcher at Johns Hopkins University. Programme director at the Johns Hopkins University Center for a Livable Future, Dr … Continue reading →
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Zero Waste Europe’s People’s Design Lab project has launched a new campaign that offers participants the ability to nominate badly designed products and vote for their “most hated” products to be improved or phased out. The People’s Design Lab is … Continue reading →
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The European Commission is taking Italy to the Court of Justice of the EU for its failure to rehabilitate or close down 44 landfills, which represent a serious risk for human health and the environment. Despite earlier warnings from the … Continue reading →
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